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· April, 2005

Stories about Blogger Profiles from April, 2005

28 April 2005

Interview with Riverbend about her book

Alternet has an interview with Riverbend, the “Girl Blogger from Iraq.” An excerpt: Lakshmi Chaudhry: Let's start with the obvious: why did you start writing a blog? The first person...

27 April 2005

“Theory of Everything” focuses on Global Voices

Ben Walker's “Theory of Everthing” radio show is getting love from all over the blogosphere – Mark Frauenfelder at Boing Boing has favorably compared it to Ira Glass's excellent This...

20 April 2005

Introducing bridge blogger Ndesanjo Macha

Sometimes the Internet helps you find interesting people halfway across the globe. And sometimes it helps you find out that interesting people from halfway across the globe are living in...

15 April 2005

New faces in the bridgeblog index

I was recently introduced to the concept of “wiki gardeners”, people who tend wikis, cutting away spam, fixing formatting and grammar, and generally tidying up the place. I just spent...

11 April 2005

Banned Iranian Reporter Turns to Weblogs

Iranian regime is the best promoter of weblogs. The latest example is Massih (Masoumeh) Alinejad, the parliament correspondent for reformist newspapers who was banned from the parliament building last week...

8 April 2005

Neila Charchour Hachicha: Blogging for Tunisian freedoms

As the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) prepares to hold its second summit in Tunis this coming November, some Tunisian bloggers are doing what they can to call...

7 April 2005

Isaacmao.com blocked

Isaac at the Harvard Global Voices gathering, photo by Jeff Ooi. As some of our readers have pointed out, Isaac Mao's site – isaacmao.com – is being blocked. Isaac gives...

Reporters Sans Frontieres

Our friends at Reporters Sans Frontieres are running a contest to honor blogs defending freedom of expression. Contest finalists were posted yesterday, and the Global Voices community is well represented....

6 April 2005

The view from Riyadh – Saudi Jeans

Ahmed, a pharmacy student in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, maintains the excellent “Saudi Jeans”, a link blog that looks and feels a little like Scripting News, if only Dave Winer lived...

4 April 2005

Global Voices on the Radio

Clark Boyd of The World – a joint project radio show produced by the BBC and WGBH, Boston – spent a good chunk of time with some of the Global...

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